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San Sebastian, Spain


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About San Sebastian, Spain

A paradise for foodies andsurfers, San Sebastian is a must visit if you are in Spain. Framed by goldenbeaches and beautiful hills, this city is full of hidden treasures andadventure. Get ready for an awesome experience as you explore the scenic beautyand enjoy some amazing cuisine. The city is always lively with friendly localsand there are numerous cultural attractions to discover. Spend a sunny dayrelaxing on the sandy beaches and stroll through the quaint Old Town in thecool evening breeze. Tour the romantic royal palace and its gorgeous gardens,visit the marvelous churches and museums and learn new historical facts, orwander the rustic cobblestone lanes in search of authentic pintxos and wine.Hop on a funicular and enjoy the breathtaking views below as you ride the steepcliff and reach the summit. There are an abundant amount of activities toparticipate in here. So why wait? Your next destination awaits!

Continent Country
Europe Spain
Airport Name / IATA Code
San Sebastián Airport EAS

  • Time To Visit

Best time to visit
May, June, July, August, and September are the peak tourist seasons. These are also times when the temperatures are most ideal. There is almost no rain during this time. August and September are the ideal time for those who like to enjoy numerous cultural events hosted in the city, including Europe's longest-running classical music festival.
Moderate time to visit
November, December, January, February, March, April. The weather is significantly cooler, and a chill sets in in early November. If you are looking for low prices, this is the ideal time to visit. February sees the start of regional Txakoli wine and cider season, which is also quite popular among tourists.
Worst time to visit
There is no bad time to visit San Sebastian. However, October comes with heavy downpours, and the cities will have fewer people roaming around them. The weather is average-warmth and humid.
Month January February March April May June July August September October November December
Minimum temprature (℃) 5 6 7 8 11 14 16 16 14 11 8 6
Maximum temprature (℃) 12 13 15 17 19 22 25 25 25 20 15 14
Rain fall (mm) 160 130 130 160 120 90 70 110 115 145 165 130
0.18 (Millions)
Official Language
Basque, Spanish
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Public Transport
Basic Items And Cost
Name Price
Water Bottle USD 1.18
Cup of Coffee USD 2.36
Milk Carton Pack USD 1.18
Rice/Kg USD 1.18
White Bread USD 1.18
Eggs (12) USD 2.36
Combo Meal USD 8.25
Fine Dining USD 41.23
Bottle of Coke or Pepsi USD 2.36
Domestic Beer USD 3.53
Imported Beer USD 3.53
Bottle of Wine USD 5.89
Cigarettes (20 Pack) USD 5.89
Taxi ( 1 km ) USD 1.18
Ticket in local transport (Single way). USD 2.36
Rent ( One Bed Room) USD 991.99
Do's And Don'ts
Night Life
Must See
  • If you love surfing, Zurriola is where you must be. Take your surfboard and head to the beach to experience the vibe of the young crowd.
  • Take a ride on the 100-year-old Igeldo Funicular railway and go back in time as you ride on the slopes of the mountain to the fairground at the summit.
  • Swim in the Isla de Santa Clara's small beach. It has hidden nooks along the island's coast and offers natural swimming pools.
  • Go for a stroll to the lighthouse and enjoy the stunning views along the way.
  • Shop at some amazing street markets and boutique stores. You will get all the souvenirs you are looking for, for reasonable prices. 
  • Take a gastronomical tour and taste the authentic pintxos and wine, along with some traditional cooking classes.
  • Hike the green spaces of the Monte Ulía. Despite its huge size, Monte Ulía is a fairly relaxing hike and offers unique views of the city.
Casa Ponsol SL
Narrika Kalea, 4, 20003 San Sebastián, Guipúzcoa, Spain
Distance From City Center
0.6 Kms
Alde Zahar Lore
Calle Mayor, 14, 20003 San Sebastián, Guipúzcoa, Spain
Distance From City Center
1.8 Kms
Souvenirs Santesteban
Paseo del Muelle, 3, bajo, 20003 San Sebastián, SS, Spain
Distance From City Center
2.2 Kms
San Jeronimo Kalea, 19, 20003 San Sebastián, Guipúzcoa, Spain
Distance From City Center
1.7 Kms
San Martin Azoka
Urbieta Kalea, 9, 20006 San Sebastián-Donostia, Gipuzkoa, Spain
Distance From City Center
0.45 Kms
Mercado de la Bretxa
3, Boulevard Zumardia, 20003 Donostia, Gipuzkoa, Spain
Distance From City Center
1.1 Kms
Centro Comercial Garbera
C.C. Garbera Garbera Zeharbidea, Garberako, 1, 20017 San Sebastián, Spain
Distance From City Center
4.5 Kms
Plaza de Irún, 6, 20011 San Sebastián, Guipúzcoa, Spain
Distance From City Center
2.5 Kms
C.C. La Bretxa
Alameda del Blvd., 3, 20003 San Sebastián, Guipúzcoa, Spain
Distance From City Center
1.3 Kms
Arbelaitz- Moda
Txurruka Kalea, 7, 20004 San Sebastián, Guipúzcoa, Spain
Distance From City Center
0.4 Kms
San Bartolome Kalea, 2, 20007 San Sebastián-Donostia, Gipuzkoa, Spain
Distance From City Center
0.6 Kms
LANGER Arte y Antigüedades
Ijentea Kalea, 2, 20003 Donostia, Gipuzkoa, Spain
Distance From City Center
1.9 Kms
Anteo Subastas
Garibai Kalea, 18, 20004 Donostia, Gipuzkoa, Spain
Distance From City Center
0.35 Kms
Elena ZABALO Antigüedades
C/ Bermingham 11 (Gros), 20002 San Sebastián, SS, Spain
Distance From City Center
1.5 Kms
La Txatarreria Antiguedades
Paseo Colón / Kolon Pasealekua, 46, 20002 San Sebastián, Guipúzcoa,
Distance From City Center
1.8 Kms
Souvenir Suggestions
  • Txapela: A txapela or Boneta is a traditional Basque beret still worn by some locals, and also used as part of the regional folk costumes.
  • Gold and silver jewelry with local symbols
  • Espadrilles shoes: These are skillfully handcrafted shoes popular in Spain and also a fashion accessory across the globe.
  • Table lamps
  • Handmade perfumed candles
  • Paintings from local artists.
  • Prints and ceramics 
  • Handcrafted wall decor items
  • Cider: It is the most popular local drink. You can get it in bottles and enjoy it with cod and red meat.
  • Chocolates and candy
  • Wooden furniture/ minimalist coffee tables
  • PET bottles
  • Swimsuits and metallic-hued bikinis
  • Txakoli: It is a local Basque white wine that’s very dry. It is exclusively produced in the Basque region and is not exported in huge quantities.
  • Patterned pillows and cushion covers
  • Denim
  • Leather boots

Tourist attractions in San Sebastian, Spain


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